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The Environment Ministry has amended rules allowing thermal power plants within 10 kilometres of the National Capital Region (NCR) and in cities with more than 10 lakh population to comply with new emission norms by the end of 2022, according to official notification.

This report is aimed at examining the issue of single use plastic in Indonesia. The public’s behavior, the role of manufacturers and governmental policies will all be considered. Plastic has now become a global issue which requires and integrated management system to find a solution.

This UNEP report communicates the current status of the world’s urgent issues -- climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution-- and opportunities to solve them

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of James Jose, Managing Director, CGR Hallmarkers Pvt. Ltd. Vs Government of India dated 19/01/2021. The issue for consideration was the need for a regulatory regime to check acidic activities in testing of gold.  

Single-use plastic products are increasingly regulated by Governments concerned about the environmental, social, health or other impacts of plastic waste and pollution.

Fossil fuel-based plastic is a ubiquitous commodity, which disintegrates over hundreds of years but never fully degrades. The United Nations has taken notable measures to address plastic pollution since 2012. The orld should carefully weigh the advantages and drawbacks of a proposed new global treaty on plastic pollution.

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) have today published their second annual New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Progress report, together with detailed data on the progress of individual business and government signatories.

New WWF Plastics Facts & Futures Report highlights the need for a systemic approach to tackle plastic pollution in South Africa.

What is pollution? Where does it come from? How does pollution affect the environment and how does it affect people’s health? How can Europe move towards zero pollution, in line with the ambition of the European Green Deal? EEA Signals 2020 looks at pollution through different lenses related to the Agency’s work and EU legislation.

Financiers can and must make the shift to circularity, ensuring the consumption and production patterns of the businesses they invest in make more efficient use of resources and minimize waste, pollution and carbon emissions, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).

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